Stanford University Press is seeking a talented Sales and Marketing Assistant to provide routine administrative or operational support working from detailed instructions.
Answer phones, and serve as a resource on unit procedures and general inquiries from authors or vendors. Disseminate routine communications such as memos, notices, emails, and letters. Perform office duties including, but not limited to, handling of incoming and outgoing mail, entering data into basic tables, reports, database, or spreadsheets, and making copies. Assist in the creation of sales materials for new and forthcoming books. Serve as a liaison with bookstores and private customers. May provide guidance to temporary and student employees on routine matters.
*- Other duties may also be assigned
Education & Experience: High school diploma or equivalent.
Other Relevant Education May Include: Bachelors Degree preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Basic computer skills and demonstrated experience with office and database software and email applications. Ability to follow through and complete assigned tasks. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*: Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks. Frequently sitting. Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, use a telephone, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds. Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl.
Other Relevant Physical Requirements May Include: Lift/Carry/Push/Pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds
* Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
WORK STANDARDS: Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations. Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned. Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
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